The Burke Collection
Nanban (南蛮) cabinet with geometric patterns and deer, birds, fish, plants, and cart wheels partially submerged in water
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Catalogue information

Momoyama period, early 17th century

Black lacquer with gold and silver maki-e and mother-of-pearl inlay

31.4 x 43.4 x 30.5 cm (12 3/8 x 17 1/8 x 12 in.)

Donated to the Minneapolis Institute of Art by the Mary and Jackson Burke Foundation in 2015


Tokyo National Museum 1985a, no. 111
Tokyo National Museum
Nihon bijutsu meihin ten: New York Burke Collection / A Selection of Japanese Art from the Mary and Jackson Burke Collection. Exh. cat. Tokyo: Chunichi Shimbun.

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Murase 2000, no. 95.
Murase, Miyeko
Bridge of Dreams: The Mary Griggs Burke Collection of Japanese Art. Exh. cat. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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